(195 Episodes - 192 Eps (1942-1947) Plus 5 Misc Episodes) "Vic & Sade" (pg 03) 1942-1947 (197 Eps) TOWN NAME: Throughout airtime, the Gook family's home-town name is never mentioned; the town is, however, believed to be roughly based on Bloomington, Illinois. TOWN BUSINESSES: Courthouse The Ten-Cent Store Greek's Confectionary Croucher's Grocery Store The Bright Kentucky Hotel (shabby) The Butler House Hotel (expensive) Yamilton's Dept. Store (washrag sales) The Little Tiny Petite... Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Soap Opera, Continuing Drama, Vic & Sade
(18 Episodes) "Against the Storm," another OTR soap opera (and the title of which is from 'King Lear'), began the first of its 3 runs (and a small portion of its 13 years of success) on NBC, October 16, 1939. The final episode of this soap opera, took place on the Mutual Broadcasting System (MBS), June 27, 1952. Created and written by Sandra Michael, directed by Axel Gruenberg and starring Roger DeKoven, Gertrude Warner, Arnold Moss and Joan Alexander, this program took place at the... Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Soap Opera, Continuing Drama, Proctor & Gamble, Ivory Soap, NBC, MBS
(88 Episodes) "Pepper Young's Family" With its 1932 introduction as an evening drama (under the name of Red Adams and later Red Davis, Forever Young), "Pepper Young's Family" piloted on NBC Radio, January 13, 1936 and lasted on air until 1959. A production on Nana Radio, "Pepper Young's Family was narrated by Lee Stevens and sponsored by: Beech-Nut Gum & Camay Soap. * def gp ddh Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Serial Drama, OTR Soap Opera, OTR Continuing Drama. Pepper Young's Family
(17 Episodes) *PHOTO: Jane Morgan (Aunt Mary Lane) in her role as Mrs. Margaret Davis on "Our Miss Brooks." (See below) "Aunt Mary," aka "The Story of Aunt Mary, was a 1942 - 1952, 15 minute per week-day, continuing serial/soap opera, heard over the NBC West Coast Network. Although Aunt Mary did not make it to NBCs full National Network broadcast schedule, she was offered an expanded Southwestern Regional area eastward as far as Texas or "... as far east as El Paso... Topics: Old Time Radio Soap Opera, OTR Soap Opera, Continuing Drama, Serial. The Story of Aunt Mary, Aunt...